In search of ponies: Co-worker explains dressing up pet

Sharna Johnson Once upon a time I remember rescuing a stray cat from neighborhood girls who had dressed him in doll clothes and put him in a baby stroller. From my perspective at the time, they may as well have been torturing the animal and he desperately needed my intervention. Years later dressing animals is […]

TRICARE explains high blood pressure

By Shari Lopatin: TriWest Healthcare Alliance PHOENIX — One in three U.S. adults has high blood pressure, a major risk factor for stroke, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. And, stroke is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the American Stroke Association. The relationship between the two […]

TRICARE explains HIPAA

PHOENIX — Whether you access your health care through TRICARE or a private health insurance plan, you’ve probably had to sign a HIPAA form every time you filled out paperwork at your doctor’s office. Do you know why? What exactly is HIPAA, and what does it mean for you? HIPAA is shorthand for the Health […]

June 7 On the Shelves

Why Him? Why Her? Finding Real Love by Understanding your Personality Type by Helen Fisher explores four major personality types, shows how to identify your own, explains why some types match up well, and reveals how to use nature’s chemistry to find and keep your life partner. Three Weeks to Say Goodbye by C.J. Box […]

9-23 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Remodel: Great Home Makeovers from Connecticut to California by Matthew Schoenherr explains the seven keys to a successful makeover and shows you how to create the perfect place out of the not-so-perfect space you currently call home. Dead Connection by Alafair Burke focuses on Detective […]

In ‘Fahrenheit,’ exaggerations are a distraction

CNJ Editorial In the plus column, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” the documentary film by Michael Moore, offers a handful of telling peeks behind the curtain of the workings of the U.S. government. On the negative side, the film is another take on Moore’s simplistic leftist vision of all that is wrong with America. After the U.S.A. Patriot […]